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SEC Cannot Use Dodd-Frank Bans Retroactively


Litigation Section 925(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act expanded a remedy for certain violations of securities laws form barring association with broker-dealers to a bar that includes municipal advisors, rating organizations and other regulated associations.  In Koch v. SEC, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the SEC cannot apply […] Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2015

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FASB Defers Effective Date of New Revenue Recognition Standard

Public Companies and Securities Audit committees, CFOs and accountants everywhere are cheering as the FASB has deferred the effective date of its new revenue recognition standard.  As a result, public business... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2015


Third Circuit Issues Decision in Wal-Mart Case

Public Companies and Securities The Third Circuit has issued its decision in the case of Trinity Wall Street v Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.  To try and put it simply, Wal-Mart argued Trinity’s shareholder proposal... Read more →

by   |   July 7, 2015


SEC Seeking Comment on Possible Revisions to Audit Committee Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC has issued a concept release to seek public comment regarding audit committee reporting requirements, with a focus on the audit committee’s reporting of its... Read more →

by   |   July 6, 2015